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Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Larson each clinch Round of 12 spot

DOVER, DELAWARE – MAY 16: Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 NationsGuard Chevrolet, and Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #19 Reser’s Fine Foods Toyota, race during the NASCAR Cup Series Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway on May 16, 2021 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Larson each clinched a Round of 12 spot during Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond.

Truex clinched with his fourth win of 2021 and his fourth win at Richmond.

Truex has led at least 80 laps in eight of the last ten races and won three of the last five races at the 0.75-mile track.

Kyle Larson finished sixth in Saturday’s race and clinched a spot in the Round of 12 after Stage 2.

Larson is 98 points ahead of the cut line heading into the final race of the Round of 16 at Bristol Motor Speedway, September 18 (7:30 p.m. ET; TV: NBCSN; Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

Denny Hamlin also locked into the Round of 12 via winning the Cook Out Southern 500


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